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Dec 26, 2012 5:00am EST
with the latest. it is not just the president returning tomorrow. >> congress is heading backed to washington tomorrow. any plan may come down to the wire. president obama spent part of his christmas greeting troops in hawaii. tonight he leaves for washington and a state of gridlock as lawmakers struggle to come to a compromise. members of the house and senate are heading back to capitol hill tomorrow. >> everybody can pull off and drink some eggnog and have some christmas cookies. >> and return to washington after john boehner failed to get enough support for a plan b that would raise taxes on those making more than a million dollars a year. >> it begin to address our nation's crippling debt. >> with the january 1 deadline quickly approaching, some are worried we could fall off. >> it would be the most colossal act of congressional irresponsibility in a long time if that happens. >> some strong words from senator lieberman. the president is expected to arrive tomorrow morning. >> how promising does is look that they will find a solution? >> we have heard president obama and speaker john boeh
Dec 27, 2012 5:00am EST
leaves hawaii for washington, tension on capitol hill is on high. >> i don't see how you could handle a large plant involving tax reform in a matter of days. >> serious doubt is setting in. even starbucks is getting involved. john boehner said he is sitting this round out. >> i think that john boehner is being controlled unfortunately by the right wing pickwick that leaves it up to harry reid and the rest of the senate to find a solution. the plan would avoid tax increases and would eliminate some big spending cuts and restore unemployment benefits. >> you are likely to see a two- step process. >> without a deal, bush era tax cuts will expire on january 1. congress set up the deadline hoping it would force a compromise. so far that has a compromise in. also flyback will be brian schatz. he will be replacing daniel inouye and will likely be sworn in later today. danielle leigh, wbal-tv 11 news. >> with the new year comes new state laws. >> kim dacey has more on what to expect. >> on tuesday, a dozen new state laws will go into effect. some were highly discuss. one allows gay couples to
Dec 6, 2012 5:00am EST
to wed on newsday to get those licenses. >> washington residents voted to legalize marijuana. when that new law goes into effect. >> south dakota town is gaining attention for a harsh distracted driving law. >> this is 95 north of 195. >> this is 95 north of 195. more on weather and look grandma, they have a hobbit menu. i know. apparently, they based an entire movie off of it. try the all-new hobbit inspired menu, only at denny's. and see "the hobbit: an unexpected journey." >> welcome back. 5:09. 38 degrees downtown. 10 degrees colder in the suburbs. we have switched back into a more went to like air mass this morning. the sky is clear. 30 in rows down. 30 at the airport. mostly sunny skies today appeared there could be some high, thin clouds moving in this have to assume. high temperature into the upper 40's. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. -- high, thin clouds moving in this afternoon. >> a suspect faces second-degree murder charges in the death of a man hit by a subway train in new york city. a man is accused of pushing another man off of
Dec 10, 2012 5:00am EST
the road today. tracie potts has the latest from washington. >> in michigan today, employees have been fighting for the right to work, president obama visits a union engine plant. republicans say he needs to stay in washington. >> i think he is running on adrenalin from the campaign. >> tomorrow he is going to detroit. it is time to govern. the election is over. >> john boehner sat down with the president on sunday. the lines of communication remain open. >> anytime you have those says in there, you have a chance to get it done. >> some democrats say they are willing to go over the fiscal cliff. >> we need to solve the problem. >> no one wants the middle class to pay more. some republicans want to take them off the table. now is just three weeks away. erskine bowles says we could be looking at 9% unemployment and another recession if we go over the cliff. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 45 degrees at the airport. tragedy strikes the nfl for the second week in a row. >> when in danger, text 911. >> this is the beltway at liberty road. more on weather and traffic when we come right bac
Dec 24, 2012 5:00am EST
. >> lawmakers are not getting much of a break. two major debates are heating up in washington. we have more from washington. >> the national rifle association remained defiant in his interview with david gregory. >> if it is crazy to call for police and armed security to protect our crazy, then call me crazy. >> he dismissed calls for loss. >> i don't think that will make any difference. >> throughout the country, people are responding. some are buying weapons. others protesting at gun shops. >> it is insanity. >> lawmakers weigh how to deal with the issue. another stalemate in fiscal cliff negotiations. >> our colleagues are risking the fiscal cliff. >> i think we will fall out of the fiscal tree. >> lawmakers return from their holiday recess on thursday and will have their work cut out for them. danielle leigh, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 28 degrees on tv hill. a u.s. senator is charged with driving under the influence the >> george h.w. bush will be spending christmas in the hospital. >> this is a live picture of traffic at baltimore national pike. w=!n did you get chips for the party? nope. cheese p
Dec 7, 2012 5:00am EST
-blake and lardarius webb helped countdown to the lighting of the washington monument in mount vernon. some of our mourning faces turned into night owls for the event. i do not know how you're able to do that. >> i was following your lead. >> the fireworks were spectacular. >> some other lighting ceremonies are going on today. midnightegins wi-- madness begins. in cockeysville, the military tree lighting. attendees will honor those serving overseas. we want to show off your decorations. tell us what your house should be featured on 11 news. that is working out pretty good. >> great displays. 33 degrees at the airport. same-sex marriage licenses are officially available in maryland. >> one problem couples could encounter. >> >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. happy friday. how is the forecast looking? >> yesterday the flavor was chilly. ok. today, a different flavor. not quite as chilly but we'll add some rain.
Dec 31, 2012 5:00am EST
in washington is affecting us in maryland. >> we have a lot of people employed by the federal nt.ernment that rely o many are watching the negotiations closely. lawmakers cannot reach a budget deal, some say maryland could shoulder a greater burden than some other states. a report that estimates of just how that affect would be. maryland would lose $117.6 million in federal funding next year. the state would have to reallocate spending and make cuts. >> perhaps raising thresholds for individuals receiving aid. it would be a challenge. >> 53,000 jobs would be lost in 2013, it is estimated. that number could be higher. the state will lose about $268 million in 2013. >> the ability for the state to be the leader in education as well as other things. these are tied up in those revenues. >> many families could be paying higher taxes because of the alternative minimum tax rate. >> thank you. if there is a deal, you can read about it on our website, you can also find an explanation on how we got there in the first place. >> a potential strike that would have affected the por
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